Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Publications

  • Geels MJ, Thøgersen RL, Guzman CA, Ho MM, Verreck F, Collin N, Robertson JS, McConkey SJ, Kaufmann SH, Leroy O.Vaccine. 2015 Oct 5;33(41):5481-7. doi: 10.1016/j. vaccine.2015.01.079. Epub 2015 Feb 8. TRANSVAC research infrastructure - Results and lessons learned from the European network of vaccine research and development. 
  • Tuite H, Horgan M, Mallon PW, McConkey SJ, Mooka B, Mulcahy F, Walsh C, O'Hora A, O'Flanagan D, Bergin C, Fleming C. Ir Med J. 2015 Jul-Aug;108(7):199-202. Patients Accessing Ambulatory Care for HIV-infection: Epidemiology and Prevalence Assessment. 
  • de Barra E, Hodgson SH, Ewer KJ, Bliss CM, Hennigan K, Collins A, Berrie E, Lawrie AM, Gilbert SC, Nicosia A, McConkey SJ, Hill AV. PLoS One. 2014 Dec 18;9(12):e115161. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0115161. eCollection 2014. A phase Ia study to assess the safety and immunogenicity of new malaria vaccine candidates ChAd63 CS administered alone and with MVA CS. 
  • McConkey SJ, Garcia C, Mann A, Conroy R. Sex trafficking in Ireland from a health care perspective. Ir Med J. 2014 Oct;107(9):270-2. 
  • Van Tienen C, McConkey SJ, de Silva TI, Cotten M, Kaye S, Sarge-Njie R, da Costa C, Gonçalves N, Parker J, Vincent T, Jaye A, Aaby P, Whittle H, Schim van der Loeff M. Maternal proviral load and vertical transmission of human T cell lymphotropic virus type 1 in Guinea-Bissau. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2012 Jun;28(6):584-90. doi: 10.1089/AID.2011.0219. Epub 2012 Mar 9. 
  • Das JP, Chew N, Kitt E, Murphy C, O'Rourke J, Power M, McConkey SJ. Extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation in the management of 2009 influenza A (H1N1) refractory respiratory failure. Ir Med J. 2011 Mar;104(3):90-1. 
  • Cavenaugh JS, Awi D, Mendy M, Hill AV, Whittle H, McConkey SJ. Partially randomized, non-blinded trial of DNA and MVA therapeutic vaccines based on hepatitis B virus surface protein for chronic HBV infection. PLoS One. 2011 Feb 15;6(2):e14626 
  • Cooper M, van der Loeff MS, McConkey S, Cooper S, Vincent T, Whittle H. Cause of death among people with retroviral infection in rural Guinea-Bissau. Trop Doct. 2010 Jul;40(3):181-3 
  • O'Shea D, Ebrahim M, Egli A, Redmond D, McConkey S. Late presentation of HIV despite earlier opportunities for detection, experience from an Irish Tertiary Referral Institution. Ir J Med Sci Published online: 16 Jan 2013. 
  • Cox D. McConkey S. The role of platelets in the pathogenesis of cerebral malaria. Cell. Mol. Life Sci. 2010 67: 557-568. 
  • Mendy ME, Welzel T, Lesi OA, Hainaut P, Hall AJ, Kuniholm MH, McConkey S, Goedert JJ, Kaye S, Rowland-Jones S, Whittle H, Kirk GD. Hepatitis B viral load and risk for liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma in The Gambia, West Africa. J Viral Hepat. 2009 Oct 27. 
  • Reyad A, Waldron C, Canning R, O'Shea D, Coakley P, McConkey S. An audit on virological efficacy of anti-retroviral therapy in a specialist infectious disease clinic. Ir Med J. 2009 Jun;102(6):186-8. 
  • Jallow S, Alabi A, Sarge-Njie R, Peterson K, Whittle H, Corrah T, Jaye A, Cotten M, Vanham G, McConkey SJ, Rowland-Jones S, Janssens W. Virological response to highly active antiretroviral therapy in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus type 2 (HIV-2) and in patients dually infected with HIV-1 and HIV-2 in the Gambia and emergence of drug-resistant variants. J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Jul;47(7):2200-8. 
  • Cooper S, van der Loeff MS, McConkey S, Cooper M, Sarge-Njie R, Kaye S, Whittle H. Neurological morbidity among human T-lymphotropic-virus-type-1-infected individuals in a rural West African population. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2009 Jan;80(1):66-8. 
  • Mendy ME, Kaye S, Le Roux E, Kirk GD, Jeng-Barry A, McConkey S, Cotten M, Kuniholm MH, Leligdowicz A, Hainaut P, Rowland-Jones S, Whittle H. Application of a novel, rapid, and sensitive oligonucleotide ligation assay for detection of cancer-predicting mutations in the precore and basal core promoter of hepatitis B virus. J Clin Microbiol. 2008 Aug;46(8):2723-30. 
  • Bhargava A, Davenport C, Gibbons N, McConkey S. TB or not TB?: a case of isolated testicular TB with scrotal involvement. Ir J Med Sci. 2009 Jun;178(2):231-3. 
  • van der Sande MA, Waight PA, Mendy M, Zaman S, Kaye S, Sam O, Kahn A, Jeffries D, Akum AA, Hall AJ, Bah E, McConkey SJ, Hainaut P, Whittle HC. Long-term protection against HBV chronic carriage of Gambian adolescents vaccinated in infancy and immune response in HBV booster trial in adolescence. PLoS ONE. 2007 Aug 15;2:e753. 
  • Malone A, McConkey S, Dorman A, Lavin P, Gopthanian D, Conlon P. Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a renal transplant transmitted from the donor. Ir J Med Sci. 2007 Sep;176(3):233-5. Epub 2007 Jul 12. 
  • Hammond AS, McConkey SJ, Hill PC, Crozier S, Klein MR, Adegbola RA, Rowland-Jones S, Brookes RH, Whittle, Jaye HA. Mycobacterial T-cell responses in HIV-infected patients with advanced immunosuppression. Journal of Infectious Diseases, accepted for publication July 2007 Ms. #: 38322 
  • van der Sande MA, Kaye S, Miles DJ, Waight P, Jeffries DJ, Ojuola OO, Palmero M, Pinder M, Ismaili J, Flanagan KL, Aveika AA, Zaman A, Rowland-Jones S, McConkey SJ, Whittle HC, Marchant A. Risk factors for and clinical outcome of congenital cytomegalovirus infection in a peri-urban West-African birth cohort. PLoS ONE. 2007 Jun 6;2:e492.  
  • Jallow S, Kaye S, Schutten M, Brandin E, Albert J, McConkey SJ, Corrah T, Whittle H, Vanham G, Rowland-Jones S, Janssens W. Development and evaluation of an Oligonucleotide Ligation Assay for the detection of drug resistance associated mutations in the HIV-2 pol gene. J Clin Microbiol. 2007 Feb 28.
  • Martinez-Steele E, Awasana AA, Corrah T, Sabally S, van der Sande M, Jaye A, Togun T, Sarge-Njie R, McConkey SJ, Whittle H, Schim van der Loeff MF. Is HIV-2- induced AIDS different from HIV-1-associated AIDS? Data from a West African clinic. AIDS. 2007 Jan 30;21(3):317-24 
  • van der Sande MA, Mendy M, Waight P, Doherty C, McConkey SJ, Hall AJ, Whittle HC. Similar long-term vaccine efficacy of two versus three doses of HBV vaccine in early life. Vaccine. 2007 Feb 9;25(8):1509-12. Epub 2006 Oct 30. 
  • Cavenaugh JS, Snell P, Jeffries D, Waight PA, McConkey SJ. A relational database for ELISpot and flow cytometry clinical trial data. Cytometry: Part B - Clinical Cytometry - 2007 Jan 15;72(1):49-62. 
  • Jallow S, Kaye S, Alabi A, Aveika A, Sarge-Njie R, Sabally S, Corrah T, Whittle H, Vanham G, Rowland-Jones S, Janssens W, McConkey SJ. Virological and immunological response to Combivir and the emergence of drug resistance mutations in a cohort of HIV-2 patients in The Gambia. AIDS. 2006 Jun 26;20(10):1455-8. 
  • Duvall MG, Jaye A, Dong T, Brenchley JM, Alabi AS, Jeffries DJ, van der Sande M, Togun TO, McConkey SJ, Douek DC, McMichael AJ, Whittle HC, Koup RA, Rowland-Jones SL. Maintenance of HIV-specific CD4+ T Cell Help Distinguishes HIV-2 from HIV-1 Infection" Journal of Immunology . 2006 Jun 1;176(11):6973-8 
  • van der Sande MA, Waight P, Mendy M, Rayco-Solon P, Hutt P, Fulford T, Doherty C, McConkey SJ, Jeffries D, Hall AJ, Whittle HC. Long-term protection against carriage of hepatitis B virus after infant vaccination. J Infect Dis. 2006 Jun 1;193(11):1528-35. Epub 2006 Apr 25. 
  • Mendy ME, Kaye S, Sande MV, Rayco-Solon P, Waight PA, Shipton D, Awi D, Snell P, Whittle HC, McConkey SJ. Application of real-time PCR to quantify hepatitis B virus DNA in chronic carriers in The Gambia. Journal of Virology. 2006 Apr 4;3(1):23 [Epub ahead of print]. 
  • Schim van der Loeff MF, Awasana AA, Sarge-Njie R, van der Sande M, Jaye A, Sabally S, Corrah T, McConkey SJ, Whittle HC. Sixteen years of HIV surveillance in a West African research clinic reveals divergent epidemic trends of HIV-1 and HIV-2. Int J Epidemiol. 2006 Mar 16; [Epub ahead of print] 
  • Webster DP, Dunachie S, McConkey S, Poulton I, Moore AC, Walther M, Laidlaw SM, Peto T, Skinner MA, Gilbert SC, Hill AV. Safety of recombinant fowlpox strain FP9 and modified vaccinia virus Ankara vaccines against liver-stage P. falciparum malaria in non-immune volunteers. Vaccine. 2006 Apr 5;24(15):3026-3034. Epub 2006 Feb 2. 
  • Mendy ME, Kirk GD, van der Sande M, Jeng-Barry A, Lesi OA, Hainaut P, Sam O, McConkey SJ, Whittle H. Hepatitis B surface antigenaemia and alpha-foetoprotein detection from dried blood spots: applications to field-based studies and to clinical care in hepatitis B virus endemic areas. J Viral Hepat. 2005 Nov;12(6):642-7. 
  • Keating SM, Bejon P, Berthoud T, Vuola JM, Todryk S, Webster DP, Dunachie SJ, Moorthy VS, McConkey SJ, Gilbert SC, Hill AV. Durable human memory T cells quantifiable by cultured enzyme-linked immunospot assays are induced by heterologous prime boost immunization and correlate with protection against malaria. J Immunol. 2005 Nov 1;175(9):5675-80. 
  • Gilbert SC, Moorthy VS, Andrews L, Pathan AA, McConkey SJ, Vuola JM, Keating SM, Berthoud T, Webster D, McShane H, Hill AV. Synergistic DNA-MVA prime-boost vaccination regimes for malaria and tuberculosis. Vaccine. 2006 May 22;24(21):4554-61. Epub 2005 Aug 24. 
  • Webster DP, Dunachie S, Vuola JM, Berthoud T, Keating S, Laidlaw SM, McConkey SJ, Poulton I, Andrews L, Andersen RF, Bejon P, Butcher G, Sinden R, Skinner MA, Gilbert SC, Hill AV. Enhanced T cell-mediated protection against malaria in human challenges by using the recombinant poxviruses FP9 and modified vaccinia virus Ankara. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2005 Mar 29;102(13):4836-41. Epub 2005 Mar 21. 
  • McConkey SJ, Reece WHH, Moorthy V, Webster D, Dunachie S, Butcher G, Voula J, Blanchard T, Gothard P, Watkins K, Hannan C, Everaere S, Brown K, Kester KE, Cummings J, Williams J, Heppner G, Pathan A, Flanagan K, Arulanantham N, Roberts MTM, Roy M, Smith GL, Schneider J, Peto T, Sinden R, Gilbert SC, Hill AVS. Enhanced T-cell immunogenicity of plasmid DNA vaccines boosted by recombinant modified vaccinia virus Ankara in humans. Nature Medicine Published online: 25 May 2003, doi:10.1038/nm881. 
  • Becker B, Cahill J, Parasitology Chapter, Rosens Emergency Medicine Concepts and Clinical Practice, seventh edition, 2009. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2010 Jun;82(6):991-5. Health risks in travelers to South Africa: the GeoSentinel experience and implications for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Illness in long-term travelers visiting GeoSentinel clinics. Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 Nov;15(11):1773-82. 
  • Accepted for Publication: Cahill J, Simmons W Updates in Adult Immunizations, Journal of Urgent Care Medicine 
Abstracts 
  • Bryan, J, Cahill J: African Tick Bite Fever in American Travelers', International Infectious Diseases Annual Conference, Miami, March 2010. 
  • Regina LaRocque, Sowmya R. Rao, Emad Yanni, Nina Marano, Nancy Gallagher, Cinzia Marano, Gary Brunette, Jenny Lee, Vernon Ansdell, Brian Schwartz, Mark Knouse, John Cahill, Stefan Hagmann, Joseph Vinetz, Risa Hoffman, Salvador Alvarez, Jeff Goad, Carlos Franco-Paredes, Phyllis Kozarsky, David A. Schoenfeld, Edward T. Ryan: Demographics, medical conditions, and use of immunizations and chemoprophylaxis among international travelers within the Global TravEpiNet U.S. National Clinic Network , International Infectious Diseases Annual Conference, Miami, March 2010. 
  • Cahill J, Retrospective Review of Travel Related Illnesses in New York City, International Society of Travel Medicine Meeting, Budapest, May 2009.